Dancing master from Penrith.  Taught part time, he was  a mason by trade.

He would hire a room somewhere and charged 3d a session.  The “teaching” was more in the nature of calling the dances rather than formal instruction.  However it must be remembered that at this time public dances were not called at all; the name of the dance was simply announced and people were expected to know what to do.

He is known to have taught the following dances:

Information derived from an interview by Tom Flett with Wannop, Mr & Mrs on  8 January 1960